• Yet each day, he managed to unravel and straighten himself, disgusted and thankful. Wrecked, but somehow not torn into pieces. The Book Thief
  • Fear is a manipulative emotion that can trick us into living a boring life. A Million Miles in a Thousand Years: What I Learned While Editing My Life
  • I think that it’s probably this one that’s causing my problem, because it’s this one I need the most. Cold Embers
  • I think too much. I think ahead. I think behind. I think sideways. I think it all. If it exists, I’ve fucking thought of it.
  • I'm not dumb. I'm just choosing not to be smart at the moment. Summer Heights High
  • …I’m someone who’s mostly dead inside but still has a little hope for something extraordinary, which, as I said, is the worst breed of human, because it means I know everything is bullshit, but that ... Nick Miller, New Girl
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mar 28 2014 +
  • Of course I’ll hurt you. Of course you’ll hurt me. Of course we will hurt each other. But this is the very condition of existence. To become spring, means accepting the risk of winter. To become presence, means accepting the risk of absence. The Little Prince
  • Inside every cynical person, there is a disappointed idealist. George Carlin.
  • what doesn’t kill you/ leaves scars/ ruins your lungs/ dries out all/ your tears/ leaves you lying awake at 4 in the morning/ wishing you weren’t alive c.c
  • People will kill you over time, and how they’ll kill you is with tiny, harmless phrases, like: ‘be realistic.’ Dylan Moran
  • If you are depressed, you are living in the past. If you are anxious, you are living in the future. If you are at peace, you are living in the present. Lao Tzu
  • It was always the becoming he dreamed of, never the being. F. Scott Fitzgerald, This Side of Paradi...
feb 14 2014 ∞
mar 28 2014 +
  • Your body is the piece of the Universe you’ve been given. Geneen Roth
  • The cure for anything is salt water. Sweat, tears, or the ocean. Isak Dinesen
  • I am I, and I wish I weren’t. Aldous Huxley, Brave New World
  • The words get easier the moment you stop fearing them. Tahereh Maf
  • I still catch myself feeling sad about things that don’t matter anymore. Kurt Vonnegut
  • I no longer know if I wish to drown myself in love, vodka or the sea. Grantaire, Book V
  • Only in our dreams are we free. The rest of the time we need wages. Terry Pratchett, Wyrd Sisters
  • The best portion of your life will be the small, nameless moments you spend smiling with someone who matters to you.
  • Confidence is being able to say ‘Fuck you, I’m the shit’ without opening your mouth, say it with your walk, with your smile, say it with your entire being. Tati-Ana Mercedes
  • The thing I’m most afraid of is me. Of ... Haruki Murakami, 1Q84
mar 15 2014 ∞
mar 28 2014 +
  • Sober or drunk, it’s always you.
  • The three saddest things are the ill wanting to be well, the poor wanting to be rich, and the constant traveler saying ‘anywhere but here’. E.E. Cummings
  • Morality is a personal matter. Brad Warner, Sex, Sin, and Zen
  • I think I am surviving in all the wrong ways. wtm, ten word poem
  • I didn’t fail the test. I just found 100 ways to do it wrong. Benjamin Franklin
  • Between me and life is a faint glass. No matter how sharply I see and understand life, I cannot touch it. Fernando Pessoa, The Book of Disquiet
  • You’re not in love with me, not really, you just love the way I always made you feel. Like you were the centre of my world. Because you were. I would have done anything for you. Abby McDonald, Getting Over Garrett Delaney
  • Please waste your time on me. Six Word Story
  • One. Do not promise when you’re happy. ... Wisdom
mar 28 2014 ∞
aug 1 2014 +
  • Differentiating is like squeezing toothpaste out of the tube. Integrating is like putting the toothpaste back into the tube.
  • The world is full of nice people. If you can't find one, be one.
  • It's killing me how instead of holding your hand, I'm gripping pens writing about the day you let go of mine.
  • My entire life can be described in one sentence: It didn't go as planned, and that's okay. Rachel Wolchin
  • It's not the load that breaks you down, it's the way you carry it. Lou Holtz
  • Be brave. Take risks. Nothing can substitute experience. Paulo Coelho
  • Words are loaded pistols. Jean-Paul Sartre
  • Kindness. It doesn’t cost a damn thing. Sprinkle that shit everywhere.
  • Love isn’t soft, like those poets say. Love has teeth which bite, and the wounds... Stephen King
aug 1 2014 ∞
jan 15 2016 +
  • God’s mercy is greater than your sin
  • Your body is the house you grew up in. How dare you try to burn it to the ground. Sierra Demulder
  • A painter should begin every canvas with a wash of black, because all things in nature are dark except where exposed by the light. Leonardo da Vinci
  • I often think that the night is more alive and more richly colored than the day. Vincent van Gogh
  • Look up at the stars and not down at your feet. Be curious. Stephen Hawking
  • When someone tells you, “I love you,” and then you feel, “Oh, I must be worthy after all,” that’s an illusion. That’s not true. Or someone says, “I hate you,” and you think, “Oh, God, I knew it; I’m not very worthy,” that’s not true either. Neither one of these thoughts hold any intrinsic reality. They are an overlay. When someone says, “I love you,” he is telling you about himse... Adyashanti
jan 15 2016 ∞
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